Richard Liu Qiangdong is an entrepreneur, Founder, CEO, and Chairman of JD.com, the largest e-commerce firm in China. He attended Renmin University in Beijing, China in where he studied sociology but mostly involved with computer programming and helping his parents in typical self-transport trade business.
Road to JD.Com
After graduating from university in 1996, Richard Liu started a small restaurant business, which failed and later into a period of trading health products that both never picked up. In 1998, Richard Liu Qiangdong began selling computer spares, which succeeded till 2003 with 12 shops where an epidemic struck threatening his business. He then held a meeting with his managers and came up with online trading. In 2004, Richard Liu focused on e-commerce and it’s where JD.com was born.
Richard Liu’s success in e-commerce, despite the competition, resulted as he rose with new rules in the market to sell products at a fair price, providing best services and of good quality. He began with only IT products and phones, which later accelerated up to over 1 billion different products to present. He has over one hundred and sixty-seven thousand employees who ensure the delivery of products in China and globally such as in Europe, Southeast Asia and America have guaranteed delivery.
Richard Liu’s vision for JD.com is to bring new products to the market, expand his retail company in China and globally by using logic strategies to the Middle East, Europe and America. Other than using 6 to 20 hours to deliver his products in China and about 10 to 15 days globally, he has a goal of minimizing the duration of delivery to all his customers worldwide. Liu’s core business values include E-commerce, logistics, and technology.
Other than being an entrepreneur, Liu loves to associate with charitable organizations such as making donations to help those in need. He also likes swimming, fast walking and travelling in desert places as he has visited all deserts in China. Richard Liu got married with two children, the younger one with two years old. Read This Article for related information.
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